(January 1942)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; [Murray Boltinoff; Mort Weisinger]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson (signed as JR on lamp)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (signed as JR on lamp)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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The King of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Greene
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot](villain); Lefty Larry [villain]; Mike the Tramp [villain]; Bignose Murphy [villain].
Synopsis:
After escaping from prison and hopping a train, the Penguin discovers a few other criminals aboard the train. Then and there he decides on a nationwide scheme to turn crfooks in for the reward on their heads, then spring them from jail and split the take with them.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-19-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Facts / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Next Stop- Panama!] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Moore (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Moore (signed)
Inks:
Ed Moore (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

The Case of the Gangster Gauchos (Table of Contents)

Larry Steele, Private Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele

none (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy

[The Carlin Emeralds] (Table of Contents)

Cliff Crosby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Chad Grothkopf
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby; Kay Nevers.

none (Table of Contents)

Good Books for Christmas / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Career of the Spurious Scribe (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charles Paris

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing (in costume, 1st).

[Murder of the Judge] (Table of Contents)

Steve Malone, District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Lynch (signed)
Inks:
Don Lynch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Malone

Night Meeting (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Carter (signed)
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed as Cliff)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed as Cliff)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Case of the Talking Dummy (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The King of the Jungle
    Batman
  3. 2. none
    Facts
  4. 3. [Next Stop- Panama!]
    Spy
  5. 4. The Case of the Gangster Gauchos
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  6. 5. none
    Clancy the Cop
  7. 6. [The Carlin Emeralds]
    Cliff Crosby
  8. 7. none
    Good Books for Christmas
  9. 8. The Career of the Spurious Scribe
    The Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. [Murder of the Judge]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  11. 10. Night Meeting
  12. 11. The Case of the Talking Dummy
    Slam Bradley
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
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